St Just Tin Miners by Harold C Harvey

The tin miners are depicted coming off the late shift, and two are identifiable portraits.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 63.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,820 ( Total: £11,280)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
T & B Harvey

The work typifies Harvey's late realist style. Its industrial subject matter, that of tin mining, was one seldom dealt with by other major Cornish artists, despite its importance to the economic life of the region.

Provenance

Family of the artist.

Venue details

Royal Cornwall Museum River Street, TRURO Cornwall TR1 2SJ 01872 272205 www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4.50)

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